Austin Founder Lions Club
Weekly Luncheon & Program
Charlie Betts, Executive Director of the Downtown Austin Alliance, will tell us about the latest happenings and matters regarding downtown Austin. The Downtown Austin Alliance is a partnership of individuals and businesses devoted to promoting and maintaining a safe, clean, attractive, accessible, and fun Downtown environment, making Downtown the destination for Austinites and visitors.
Charlie Betts has been the Executive Director of the Downtown Austin Alliance for more than ten years. He is a director of the International Downtown Association, a member of the Austin Area Research Organization, an Advisory Director of Franklin Bank SSB, a Trustee Emeritus of St. Edward's University, and serves as an Elder at Covenant Presbyterian
Church. Previously, he served as a director for both the Austin Chamber of Commerce and the Capital of Texas Public Telecommunications Council (KLRU), and was president of the Heritage Society of Austin. He received his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas.